October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Nearly half of all domestic abuse victims delay leaving because they don’t want
to leave their pet behind, yet as few as 10% of domestic violence shelters accept pets.
The Purple Leash Project is working to change that.

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Your puppy deserves the best, so look to our experts to learn everything you need to know about puppy training, nutrition, health, behavior and more. Following our experts’ tips will help you ensure your new pup lives his best life.

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Puppy's First Week
This is an exciting time. And… there is going to be a period of adjustment. The following tips will lay the foundation for a long, happy life together and make the transition as easy as possible.
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Wondering what to feed a puppy? With so many options, it can be hard to choose. The important thing to remember is puppies need a complete and balanced puppy food. Learn more about what to feed puppies from Purina’s experts here.
Puppy Energy Level
Puppy behavior and their energy levels change with time. Here are the stages.

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Puppy behavior and their energy levels change with time. Here are the stages.
Jumping on people can be bothersome, embarrassing and, at times, even dangerous. Like many inappropriate behaviors, jumping up can be corrected. The sooner, the better.
Exercise and play with your puppy can lead to a happy, healthy life together. Whether your puppy is a big Great Dane or a teeny-tiny Yorkshire Terrier, he needs exercise every day.
This is an exciting time. And… there is going to be a period of adjustment. The following tips will lay the foundation for a long, happy life together and make the transition as easy as possible.
There’s a right weight range for every age and breed of dog. Excessive weight gain can mean there’s an issue with your puppy, but the cause is usually always the same: your puppy is eating too much…
Your puppy needs regular watering. Here are some (moist) tips...
The transition from puppyhood to adulthood can be a bit confusing. Relax. It’s a natural process…
Swimming doesn’t come naturally to a puppy. He needs your help or he could quickly get in over his head.
Adopting a puppy isn’t easy. We’ve got 10 reasons, though, that puppy parenting is a really cute and smart choice.
Puppy training is a great family activity and can be a bonding experience. If you take the time now, you’ll be much happier with a well-trained dog.
Puppies run hotter than we humans do. It’s just a matter of degrees...
How much to feed a puppy is just one of the many questions new puppy owners have. Our complete puppy feeding guide and chart includes expert advice to help you navigate how, when and what to feed your new puppy.